Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway

  • 11 Days, 10 Nights
  • Luxury
  • Start: Nairobi
  • End: Zanzibar
  • From $8,950

Masai Mara & Zanzibar Honeymoon Safari

Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway

Overview

The 11 day Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway combines the excitement of a Kenyan safari in Masai Mara with the tranquil beauty of Zanzibar in the luxurious accommodation. With convenient light aircraft flights between the  areas you can transition from one area to the other without any hassle.

This Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway will start with your adventure on the open grasslands dotted with wildebeest and antelope, acacia trees providing shady retreats for leopard, and vast salt lakes speckled pink by wading flamingos. In the Masai Mara, famous for its big cats as well as the annual great migration it really is the ultimate safari destination.

The Safari then ends with the Zanzibar Island Getaway with the white-sand beaches of the country’s long stretch of coastline. You can be as active or as relaxed as you want with plenty of activities on offer. Enjoy a spice tour or visit the incredible Stown Town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Safari Highlights

  • Enjoy game drives in Masai Mara National Park in search of Africa’s big cats.
  • Enjoy beautiful views of the pink flamingos and other bird life
  • An excursion in search of the rhino in Lake Nakuru National Park.
  • Visit Lake Naivasha
  • Relax on the idyllic beaches of Zanzibar.

Itinerary Summary

Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi and transfer to Lake Naivasha
Day 2: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park
Day 3: Transfer to Masai Mara National Park
Day 4: Full Day in Masai Mara National Park
Day 5: Full Day in Masai Mara National Park
Day 6: Transfer to Zanzibar Island
Day 7: Explore Zanzibar Island
Day 8: Explore Zanzibar Island
Day 9: Explore Zanzibar Island
Day 10: Explore Zanzibar Island
Day 11: Transfer to Zanzibar Airport for Departure

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Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi and transfer to Naivasha

Arrival into Nairobi where you will be greeted by our local representative and begin your Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway Safari as you drive to Lake Naivasha. This is a stunning road trip with lots of opportunity for you to stop for photos. The journey will take approximately three hours.

On arrival in Lake Naivasha you will settle into your hotel and enjoy a hearty lunch after which you will have the afternoon and evening to enjoy safari activities.

Accommodation: Kiboko Luxury Camp  / Loldia  House/ Burch’s resort

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Nakuru National Park

Lake Nakuru-Flamigos

With an early breakfast this morning you will start your journey to Lake Nakuru National Park on your Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway Safari as you head out with your guide for an excursion to Lake Nakuru National Park. This park is famous for the large numbers of flamingos but is also a great location to see rhino.

Accommodation: Kiboko Luxury Camp  / Loldia  House/ Burch’s resort

Day 3: Transfer to Masai Mara National Park

Have an early breakfast and be transferred to the airstrip for your flight to the Masai Mara, on arrival you will be met by your driver-guide  who will take you on a game drive . Depending on the arrival time of your flight, it is likely there will be time for a full afternoon game drive to start exploring this fantastic region.

Accommodation: Karen Blixen / Kicheche Bush Camp/ Mara Intrepids

Day 4: Full Day in Masai Mara National Park

After breakfast you will head out and enjoy morning and afternoon game drives from your camp today. As the camp is situated in a private conservancy within the Mara the number of camps and vehicles here is strictly limited giving you by far the best safari experience away from the busier areas of the park.

Masai Mara Game drive

Accommodation: Karen Blixen / Kicheche Bush Camp/ Mara Intrepids

Day 5: Full day in Masai Mara National Park

With an early morning breakfast, you will enjoy the early mornings of your Masai Mara and Zanzibar Island Getaway Safari. The Masai Mara is big cat country so keep your eyes peeled for lion, cheetah and of course the elusive leopard, the wildlife in the Masai Mara is some of the best in East Africa so be sure to tell your guide if there is something you want to explore within your wildlife goals.

Wildebeest Migration in Masai Mara

Enjoy an evening Game drive and return to the lodge in the late morning to relax at the camp, letting the heat of the day slip away before heading out on an afternoon  game drive.

Accommodation: Karen Blixen / Kicheche Bush Camp/ Mara Intrepids

Day 6: Transfer to Zanzibar Island

With an early morning final game drive, you will head to the airstrip for your flight back to Nairobi. On arrival in Nairobi you will be greeted and transferred to the international airport ready to fly on to Zanzibar where a driver and private vehicle will be waiting to escort you across the island to the beautiful palm-fringed East Coast.

Honeymoon Accommodation in Zanzibar

Accommodation: Zanzibar Palace Hotel / The Residence Zanzibar / Swahili House

Day 7: Explore Zanzibar Island

With a late morning, you can spend your time here doing as much or as little as you like. If you want to relax, there’s a lovely spa where you can enjoy a massage, and there are plenty of places to relax in the sun or shade by the pool or on the beach. If you’re feeling more active, you can enjoy diving and snorkelling on the nearby reefs, sailing, or windsurfing. Zanzibar Island is an ideal destination for honeymooners with the white sand beaches for chilling and unwinding.

 

Accommodation: Zanzibar Palace Hotel / The Residence Zanzibar / Swahili House

Day 8: Explore Zanzibar Island

With a late breakfast,you can opt to go visit one of our favorite things to do in Zanzibar is to visit one of the small-scale spice farms on the island – it’s a really hands-on experience, tasting and smelling the spices for which the island is famous.You can also opt to sleep in and rendezvous at the hotel as you enjoy the breeze with your spouse to make memorable experiences.

Zanzibar Corel Reef dive

Accommodation: Zanzibar Palace Hotel / The Residence Zanzibar / Swahili House

Day 9: Explore Zanzibar Island

You can choose to go and to explore another area in Zanzibar, the enchanting Jozani Forest where you can see the rare red Kirk’s colobus monkeys. These monkeys are endemic to the island and are really entertaining to watch leap and play in the trees. Relax and unwind at the beaches of Zanzibar

beaches of ZanzibarAccommodation: Zanzibar Palace Hotel / The Residence Zanzibar / Swahili House

Day 10: Explore Zanzibar Island

Explore the Island with something completely different to the beach, you could head into Stone Town  – the town is located on the west coast and is a busy and bustling town. You can hire a guide to help you explore the narrow alleyways and cobbled streets, learning about the town’s unique history as a centre of colonial exploration and of the East African slave-trade. It’s also a great opportunity to pick up any souvenirs.

zanzibar safari

Day 11: Transfer to Zanzibar Airport and departure

With a late breakfast you will drive to Zanzibar Airport with an en-route lunch and  slowly winding your way back for your evening departure flight.

End of the Masai Mara & Zanzibar Honeymoon Safari.

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Included in the price

  • Park Entrance Fees
  • All Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 4×4 Safari Vehicle Trasportation
  • Professional Driver/Guide
  • Meals as per Itinerary
  • Airport Pickup and drop off

Not Included

  • Items of personal nature
  • Personal Insurance
  • Visa processing and Visa Fees
  • International Flights
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Anything not included in itinerary

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